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Law Enforcement Blotter: Friday, July 21 through Sunday, July 23
Officers on leave after shooting in Willmar, Minn.
Meet the new Pet of the Week: Harry (w/video)
Update: Six injured in multi-vehicle pile-ups near Brandon
Viking Speedway: Zach Johnson moves from ninth to first in Modified feature
Legion Baseball: Alex season ends with loss to Bemidji
Snowmen run over Bismarck into semis
Legion Baseball: Alexandria falls to Moorhead, survives through Saturday
Legion Baseball: Rain delays Alex-Moorhead game until Saturday morning
Loose Change to deliver free concert
Alexandria chaplain serves those in military service
VFW Auxiliary to host salad luncheon
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
At Douglas County Library: Fun socks, Legos and oh yeah, books!
Engaged - Friedrichs and Werk
Engaged - Batcher and Janssen
Engaged - Berglin and Kolden
Engaged - Gearman and Whiting
Wedding - Karthikeyan and Freborg
Should have got a bigger net: Eight-year old lands 50-incher on Miltona
Mike Frisch: Froggin' for big bass
Plenty of panfish for annual Senior Fishing Day
A booming bass bite: Local tournament circuit finds success on area lakes
Morken: Summer deer-hunting work will pay off in the fall
David "Dave" A. Dittberner
Charles S. "Chuck" Harris
Clifford W. Wunderlich
It's Our Turn: Dare to do a random act of kindness
Letter: Welcome sign needs attention
Views by the Echo Press Editorial Board: Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down
Letter: State's budget process is concerning
Commentary: Look at the big picture for B-E
Millerville gets hands-on with butter
Tractors to parade down 36 mile memory lane
Douglas County 4-H campers
Cattlemen invite public to July 11 get-together
4-H announces K-3 summer camps
A new place for ink opens in Alexandria
Author Faith Sullivan to sign books in Alexandria
Knute Nelson partners with Centrex Rehab, adds memory care unit
Glenwood State Bank joins top workplace list
New wedding venue opens in Alexandria
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On The Street
July 21, 2017
Looking for Mrs. Douglas County
The Mrs. Minnesota pageant is seeking applications from married women who want to be the next Mrs. Douglas County. The chosen woman will receive a title and sash and represent the area in the Mrs. Minnesota Pageant at the Wellstone Center next year in St. Paul. The state winner will...
July 21, 2017 - 7:23am
March 1, 2017
Nieland named 2017 Miss Teen Douglas County
KayLee Nieland was named 2017 Miss Teen Douglas County. She will represent the community at the 2017 Miss Teen Minnesota Pageant, where she will...
March 1, 2017 - 9:00am
February 8, 2017
Search for Miss Pre-Teen Douglas County announced
Young girls between the ages of 9 to 12 years are now invited to send in applications for the 2017 Miss Pre-Teen Douglas County Pageant. Miss Pre-Teen Douglas County will represent her county at the Miss Pre-Teen Minnesota pageant, which will be held on April 29 in St. Paul. The young...
February 8, 2017 - 11:00am
December 2, 2016
Search for Miss Teen Douglas County announced
If you are female, single, never been married and between the ages of 13 to 18, applications are now being accepted for the title of 2017 Miss Teen Douglas County. Miss Teen Douglas County will represent her county at the Miss Teen Minnesota pageant, which will be held on April 29...
December 2, 2016 - 7:00am
August 31, 2016
The search is on for Mrs. Douglas County
Married women living in Douglas County are invited to send in applications for the title of Mrs. Douglas County. The entry deadline is Nov. 1. Mrs. Douglas County will represent the county at the Mrs. Minnesota pageant on April 29, 2017, in St. Paul. The woman chosen as Mrs. Douglas...
August 31, 2016 - 12:00am
August 3, 2016
Powers to compete at national pageant
KateLyn Powers, daughter of Brian and Veronica Powers of Alexandria, was chosen by the America's Little Miss Organization to represent the state...
August 3, 2016 - 12:00am
January 13, 2016
Broadening her horizons
Between working to obtain her master's degree, teaching undergraduate clinicals and working as a registered nurse, Kayla Zimmer has a jam-packed...
January 13, 2016 - 12:00am
August 8, 2014
Search for Mrs. Douglas County announced
Applications are being accepted for the title of Mrs. Douglas County. The woman chosen as Mrs. Douglas County will become an ambassador from the Douglas County area and will receive the official title and sash. Mrs. Douglas County will then have the honor of representing her county...
August 8, 2014 - 12:00am
June 19, 2013
Search for Mrs. Douglas County announced
Applications are being accepted for the title of Mrs. Douglas County. Mrs. Douglas County will have the honor of representing her county at the Mrs. Minnesota pageant on March 8, 2014 at Ritsche Auditorium in St. Cloud. The woman chosen as Mrs. Douglas County will become an ambassador...
June 19, 2013 - 12:00am
Brandon teen chosen as state finalist in pageant
Alanah Faber, 15, of Brandon was chosen as a state finalist in the National American Miss Minnesota state pageant. The pageant was held June 1-2 at the Doubletree Hotel in Bloomington. This pageant is for girls 4 to 18 with five different age divisions.
June 19, 2013 - 12:00am
May 22, 2013
Kallista Banister is state pageant finalist
Kallista Banister, 7, of Starbuck was chosen as a state finalist in the National American Miss Minnesota Pageant to be held June 1-2 at Doubletree Hotel in Bloomington. She is the daughter of Brian and Kim Banister of Starbuck and the granddaughter of Dennis and Sharon Nack of Nelson. The...
May 22, 2013 - 12:00am
February 13, 2013
Felton-Krog to compete in Tiny Miss pageant
Brielle Rae Felton-Krog, who turns 3 on February 22, will be competing in the Tiny Miss Minnesota Dream Girl USA pageant April 13 at Arrowwood...
February 13, 2013 - 12:00am
October 24, 2012
Search is on for Miss Teen Douglas County
Teens who have never been married and are between the ages of 13 to 18 years are invited to apply for the title of 2013 Miss Teen Douglas County. The young lady chosen as Miss Teen Douglas County will become an ambassador from the area and will receive an official title and sash....
October 24, 2012 - 12:00am
July 18, 2012
Mueller is finalist in Miss MN Pageant
Jacqueline Mueller, age 18, an honors graduate of Jefferson High School (JHS) in Alexandria, was chosen as a state finalist in the National American...
July 18, 2012 - 12:00am
July 11, 2012
Gingerella Spicy Snaps takes first place
Drum roll, please. And the winner of the 2012 Brandon Miss Tootsie Pageant is...Ginger Spicy Snaps, who also goes by the name of Bret Elmer. Agnes...
July 11, 2012 - 12:00am